Five Black men educators from across generations come together to discuss building bridges, mental wellness, and issues facing black men educators today. This episode was recorded live at BMEC.
Featured on this episode we have: Dr. Robert Simmons (Chief of Innovation and Research at DCPS and Head of Social Impact & STEM Programs at Micron Technology), Horace Ryans III (junior at Morehouse College and Bonner Scholar), Dr. David Johns (Executive Director of the National Black Justice Coalition), Tamir Harper (American University graduate and Co-founder of UrbEd Inc.), and Mario Jovan Shaw (Mindfulness Leadership Instructor, Founder of Messy Roots).
(5:00- 28:40) How they got into education
(28:45-46:00) Bridging the gap between old and new school
(46:00- 1:00:02) Freedom and saying ‘gay’ in black spaces
(1:00:02 - 1:16:00) Being fearless and authentic
(1:16:30 - 23:00) What should be done after BMEC
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